Take your passion for education to the next level. Our unique program in Early Childhood has the flexibility of in-person, online, or Weekend College options, allowing you to complete your degree on your schedule. Let our top professors prepare you to enter the workforce as an early childhood educator or transfer on to a four-year school to complete your bachelor’s degree.  


Check out these available programs in the School of Education to learn more about classes you'll take, check out a short intro video, and see where an OCC degree can take you.  

Academic Advising

  • Transfer assistance
  • Course registration
  • Add/drop/withdrawal
  • Program change
  • Graduation questions


Need to register for classes or adjust your schedule for the spring semester? Please contact (315) 498-2182 to be added to the call list and an advisor will contact you as soon as they are available.

Success Coaches help in other ways

A Success Coach will work with you on-on-one to provide helpful tools to assist you in balancing your academic and personal life. They can serve as a compass to help you navigate your OCC experience!

Want to connect with someone about your educational experience?  Feeling overwhelmed attempting to balance your academic and personal commitments?

  • Connect with campus resources like the Learning Center, Community Care Hub, and more
  • Improve your time management
  • Develop good study skills and habits
  • Please be aware that the Success Coach will not be able to provide help with class registration or schedule adjustments.

Need help with Financial Aid?

Our Financial Aid office is ready for you.

Our Support Team

Main Support Contacts
Role Name & Email Office Phone
School Secretary Melody Sanson M280 (315) 498-2182
Faculty School Specialist Nancy Gabriel M280H (315) 498-2347
Advisor Meaghan Doss M280C (315) 498-2276
Success Coach Betsy Vavonese M280F (315) 498-2823




Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.